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Ben Stein Ben Stein
American

Isabel Allende Isabel Allende
Chilean, Peruvian, American

Joe Paterno Joe Paterno
American
Edward Said Edward Said
American

Mario Puzo Mario Puzo
American

Thomas Merton Thomas Merton
French, Thai, American

Germaine Greer Germaine Greer
Australian

David Simon David Simon
American

Audre Lorde Audre Lorde
American

Jhumpa Lahiri Jhumpa Lahiri
British, American

Milan Kundera Milan Kundera
Czech, French
Robin Sharma Robin Sharma
Canadian, Mauritian
Alex Haley Alex Haley
American

John Updike John Updike
American
James Rolfe James Rolfe
American

Horace Horace
Ancient Roman
E. B. White E. B. White
American

Tom Stoppard Tom Stoppard
Czech, British

Ethan Allen Ethan Allen
American

Tertullian Tertullian
Tunisian
Henry Morton Stanley Henry Morton Stanley
British, American, Welsh

George Santayana George Santayana
Spanish, Italian